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Green tea financiers with a white chocolate ganache Recipe

Ingredients for people

  • Egg white(s) : 150 g
  • Icing sugar : 175 g
  • Unsalted butter : 150 g
  • Plain flour : 50 g
  • Ground almonds : 80 g
  • Matcha tea : 5 g
  • Maldon salt : 1 pinch(es)
  • Toasted sesame seeds : 5 g

  • For the ganache
  • White chocolate : 300 g
  • Double cream : 175 ml
Method
  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 180'C.

  • 2

    Mix together the egg whites, icing sugar, flour, ground almonds and the powdered green tea.

  • 3

    Melt the butter until it is deep nut colour - to ensure that the butter does not burn, pay attention to the sizzling: when it quiets down, the butter is ready. Mix in the dry ingredients.

  • 4

    Butter your financier moulds then fill with the financier batter. Sprinkle the sea salt and the sesame seeds over the top and then bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes.

  • 5

    Allow to cool before removing from the moulds to serve.

  • 6

    For the ganache:

  • 7

    Bring the double cream to the boil, and remove from the heat. Pour the white chocolate into the cream, and let sit for 2 minutes before stirring into a smooth and shiny sauce. Set aside until needed.

Chef's tip

«The ganache should be kept at room temperature. If it becomes too firm, gently warm it over a double-boiler.»

These lovely, little cakes can be baked as bite-sized treats or can be made into individual portions and served as beautiful dessert.

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  • Preparation  15mins
  • Cooking time  25mins
  • Rest time  0h

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